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humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
executioner - person administering capital punishment
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote