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saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
meager - scanty; inadequate
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect