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fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
diadem - crown
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots