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::: growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
::: partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
::: diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
::: evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
::: corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
::: assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
::: 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
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
::: holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
::: sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone