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fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
blunder - error; stupid mistake
xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
gist - essence; main point; substance