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::: engaging - charming; attractive
::: consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
::: sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
::: oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
::: discombobulated - discomposed; confused
::: foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)