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extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
cartographer - map-maker
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
fancied - imagined; unreal
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm