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consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
vying - contending; CF. vie
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb