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petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
engross - occupy fully; absorb
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited