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varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic