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stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease