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refraction - bending of a ray of light
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
rejuvenate - make young again
hovel - shack; small wretched house
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)