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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
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession