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vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
phenomena - observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation; SG. phenomenon: observable fact; very unusual person, thing, or event; marvel; wonder; CF. phenomenons; ADJ. phenomenal: very unusual; extraordinary; of a phenomenon; Ex. phenomenal strength
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation