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terminus - last stop of railroad; end
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc