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somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire