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citadel - fortress
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
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy