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daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
practicable - feasible
entomology - study of insects
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew