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cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
canto - division of a long poem
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up