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loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
malodorous - foul-smelling
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable