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stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
scorch - sear; N.