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ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
apparition - ghost; phantom
manifold - many in number or kind; numerous; varied
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
nexus - connection
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm