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corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
upshot - outcome; final result
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
pretext - excuse
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses