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eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
repast - meal; feast; banquet
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building