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lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
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
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.