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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
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
predilection - preference; partiality
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch