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limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
obsidian - black volcanic rock
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''