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stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate