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fetid - (foetid) malodorous; foul
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
abbreviate - shorten
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
apparition - ghost; phantom