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carafe - glass water bottle; decanter
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
caste - one of the hereditary classes in Hindu society; social stratification; prestige
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata