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papillae
n. small protuberance related to sense of touch, taste, smell ie. Tongue
burg
n. (informal) town or city[variant of borough]
Lilliputian
adj. of Liliput a town from Gulliver’s Tavels inhabitants are six inches tall, therefore tiny, petty
diminutive
adj. small; tiny; minute
precocious
adj. developed earlier than usual knowledge skill etc ; too early
intervestibular
adj. no written definition vestibule – n. enclosed area at end of passenger car
penumbra
n. The partially shaded region around the shadow of an opaque body, when the light source is larger than a point source and only part of its light is cut off / area of existence to a lighter degree
sable
n. a very dark or black color
plush
n. a soft splash
purblind
adj. nearly blind
nacrine
n. the color of nacre - A pen shell or other shellfish yielding mother-of-pearl.
sumptuous
adj. entailing great expense; luxuriously fine or large
lucency
n. luminosity, brilliance.
susurration
n. soft murmur; whisper
pluvial
adj. of or pertaining to rain
limpidity
n. Clearness, transparence, with reference to both material and immaterial things
fatta morgana
n. could be latin for evil medusa
inutile
adj. Useless, of no service, unprofitable
torpor
n. Absence or suspension of motive power, activity, or feeling
alacrity
n. Briskness, cheerful readiness, liveliness, promptitude, sprightliness