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invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses