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shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
immobility - state of being immovable
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played