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torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
canto - division of a long poem
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren