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anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage