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parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution