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welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
consummate - complete; V.
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
compensatory - making up for; repaying
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle