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forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious