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::: fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
::: noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
::: hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution