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latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
calamity - disaster; misery
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate