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testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
reimburse - repay; pay back
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.
bolster - support; reinforce
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