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lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
gustatory - affecting or relating to the sense of taste
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly