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ablution - washing
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
query - inquiry; question; V.
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
awful - terrible; very bad