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redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.