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nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
unfeigned - genuine; real
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts