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knack - special talent; art
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
cascade - small waterfall
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant