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cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature