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imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
reprisal - retaliation
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
refraction - bending of a ray of light
oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)