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::: incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
::: slither - slip or slide
::: seine - seine net; net for catching fish
::: onerous - burdensome
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: droll - queer and amusing
::: refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
::: imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify