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obsidian - black volcanic rock
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something