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auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark