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viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
subaltern - subordinate
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
dissent - disagree