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viscid - adhesive; gluey
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
crone - hag; ugly old woman
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage