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viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence