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facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
repeal - revoke; annul
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith