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viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images