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aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
aversion - firm dislike
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
blowhard - talkative boaster; braggart
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic