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::: occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
::: petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
::: ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
::: rampart - defensive mound of earth
::: illicit - illegal