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lofty - very high
incinerate - burn to ashes
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
altercation - noisy quarrel
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)