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abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
endue - provide with some quality; endow