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garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
replica - copy
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial