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::: consonance - harmony; agreement
::: conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
::: depredation - plundering; destruction
::: piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
::: imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
::: unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
::: girth - distance around something; circumference