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splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
abode - dwelling place; home