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::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
::: implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
::: aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: plumage - feathers of a bird;
::: antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient