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anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
viscid - adhesive; gluey
dappled - spotted
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.