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::: decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
::: xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
::: musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
::: primate - group of mammals including humans
::: arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
::: tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: allege - state without proof
::: dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
::: context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs