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arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
gruesome - grisly; horrible
hyperbole - exaggeration; overstatement; ADJ. hyperbolic: of hyperbole; of a hyperbola
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
snicker - half-stifled(suppressed) laugh; V.