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peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
traverse - go through or across
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute