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granulate - form into grains or granules; N. granule: grain or particle
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race