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quicksilver - mercury
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
congeal - freeze; coagulate
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
languish - lose animation or strength
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly