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striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
multiform - having many forms
portly - stout; corpulent
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart