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viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism