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dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
canto - division of a long poem
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
apprise - inform
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer