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distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
vex - annoy; distress
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid