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occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
collation - a light meal; collating
decelerate - slow down
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air