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haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
miniature - small model; small painting; ADJ: small
wizardry - sorcery; magic
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard