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sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant