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incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency