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imbibe - drink in
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
extol - praise very highly; glorify
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception; Ex. subliminal advertisement