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humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
imprecation - curse; swearword
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book