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::: hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
::: bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
::: conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
::: paramour - illicit lover
::: incline - slope; slant; Ex. steep incline