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unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
vendor - seller
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver