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cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
sprightly - lively