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::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
::: viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
::: castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
::: anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.