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eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire