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oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
astral - relating to the stars