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smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
suitor - man who is courting a woman
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal