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succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
cohabit - live together
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
gamut - entire range
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
quiver - tremble; shake; N.