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affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
analogous - comparable; similar
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
horde - crowd; swarm