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levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down