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viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
refraction - bending of a ray of light
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility