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hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional