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dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
edifice - building (of imposing size)
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.