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libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena