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sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy