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viscid - adhesive; gluey
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating