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psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
indigent - poor; destitute
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster