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virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
cache - hiding place; V.
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.