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residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
knoll - little round hill; hillock
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred