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phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
trickster - person who cheats people