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::: viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
::: garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
::: rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: mollify - soothe an angry person
::: ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite