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galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
alchemy - medieval chemistry
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge