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writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
alchemy - medieval chemistry
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market