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moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage