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cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
equestrian - rider on horseback; ADJ.
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
nexus - connection
gruel - thin liquid porridge
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river