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obsidian - black volcanic rock
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth