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necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
domineer - rule over tyrannically
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)