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lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
annihilate - destroy
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
archives - public records; place where public records are kept