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hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)