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glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
indigence - poverty