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consternation - great shock; dismay
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
indelible - not able to be erased
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather