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mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse