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gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
conclave - private secret meeting
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power