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carefree - free from worries; having no problems
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
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
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
abjure - renounce upon oath
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one