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sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)