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retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
corrosive - eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce
obsidian - black volcanic rock
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance