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propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
engulf - surround and swallow up
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention