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monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously