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brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
favoritism - display of partiality toward a favored person
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
grotto - small cavern
irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke