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tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument