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sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
weary - tired after long work; V.
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
depict - portray
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous