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contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
pillage - plunder
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial