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varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
limber - flexible; supple; pliable; V.
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state