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impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
limber - flexible; supple; pliable; V.
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)