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stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
propensity - natural inclination
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
pillage - plunder
genre - particular variety of art or literature