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whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
wrath - anger; fury
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided