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marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
callus - area of thick hard skin
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality