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auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
obsequy - funeral ceremony
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy