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::: slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
::: refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: beneficent - kindly; doing good
::: forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
::: sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
::: confound - confuse; puzzle
::: cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)