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gibberish - nonsense; nonsensical or unintelligible talk or writing; babbling
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation