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::: squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
::: refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
::: dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
::: immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time