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incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
ventral - abdominal