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plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
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
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
hummock - small hill; hillock
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
effeminate - having womanly traits
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis