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viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center