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perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave