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crone - hag; ugly old woman
hummock - small hill; hillock
abscond - depart secretly and hide
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
nefarious - very wicked