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aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
malediction - curse
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
potentate - monarch; sovereign
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm