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maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
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
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
provisional - tentative; temporary
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme