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hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
squander - waste; spend foolishly
adept - expert at; very skilled
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
culprit - one guilty of a crime