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sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
Elysium - place or condition of bliss
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)