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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
consternation - great shock; dismay
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
artifice - deception; trickery
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite