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quicksilver - mercury
clime - climate
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
fancied - imagined; unreal
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate