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adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
alchemy - medieval chemistry
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather