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::: irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
::: miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: quicksilver - mercury
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
::: hoary - white with age
::: pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger