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pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
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
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation