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ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
crave - desire; want intensely
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
magistrate - official with power to administer the law