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prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
execrable - very bad; detestable
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch