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incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
aegis - shield; protection; defense
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness