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invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
pauper - very poor person
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
dignitary - person of high rank or position
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall