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condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
indolent - lazy
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
trickster - person who cheats people
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion