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poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
reparable - capable of being repaired
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement