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dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
anomaly - irregularity
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
satirical - using satire; mocking
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible