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ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
regale - entertain
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary