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ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
inverse - opposite
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy