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cohabit - live together
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
celestial - heavenly
injurious - harmful; causing injury