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pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
adept - expert at; very skilled
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense