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boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
dispirited - lacking in spirit
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie