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amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
mishap - unfortunate accident
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line