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confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
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
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling