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indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
dispirited - lacking in spirit
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
flotsam - drifting wreckage