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stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
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
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
hoodwink - deceive; delude
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing