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aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
partition - divide into parts
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive