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halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
ligneous - like wood
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance