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resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
mimicry - imitation
invective - abuse
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere