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reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
cession - yielding to another; ceding
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain