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maudlin - effusively sentimental
callus - area of thick hard skin
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
philology - study of language or words
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism