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::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
::: continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
::: militant - combative; bellicose; N.
::: fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict