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invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
indolent - lazy
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
obsidian - black volcanic rock
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet