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benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal