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macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
astral - relating to the stars
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
edify - instruct; correct morally
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate