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meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
indite - write; compose
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent