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blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
conflagration - great fire
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid