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::: narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
::: sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: abscission - cutting off; separation
::: consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
::: despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
::: egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful