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amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
mingle - mix together in close association
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote