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gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
depredation - plundering; destruction
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous