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obsidian - black volcanic rock
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
abolish - cancel; put an end to
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation