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courier - messenger
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
capacious - spacious