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iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.