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historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
hoodwink - deceive; delude
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.