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brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
memorialize - commemorate
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick