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ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
warranted - justified; authorized
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
credence - belief
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch