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sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy