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Quandary Resolution 6343
fractious, sinuous, dally, inspissate

And as he was being taken to The Hold by a sinuous route down, down and deeper down into the bowels of the Mountain, Sir Clement Dane dillied and dallied as much as possible, without, however, causing his escort to become fractious, because he knew, only too well, what a fractious soldier could do with his gun, but he took as many opportunities as he could, to trip, to stumble, to fall, and it was not all play acting for, as the drop from the entrance Cavern to their present location in the three-dimensional map which the Professor of Mediaeval Architecture was constructing in his head, became greater, so the air seemed to become thicker, denser, more inspissated and lacking in the essential components of Oxygen as the Nitrogen levels increased with every exhalation, and all the tea in China would have been unable to prevent it, and when they reached their destination, where the heat made everyone sweat, he knew that he would be able to retrace his steps with his eyes shut, relying solely on his memory and the changing atmosphere as he went!

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