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desiccate - dry up
abscission - cutting off; separation
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch