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decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
abridge - condense or shorten
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong