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sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light