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varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
mimicry - imitation
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire