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necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
paucity - scarcity; dearth