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::: opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
::: seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene