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devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
remnant - remainder
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
marital - pertaining to marriage
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection