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abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
abate - subside or moderate
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony