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boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
alcove - nook; recess
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism