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::: combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: deplete - reduce; exhaust
::: incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
::: arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
::: rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together