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lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
prong - pointed projecting part
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion