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sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
mirth - merriment; laughter
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)