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chronic - long established as a disease
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint