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prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
bilk - swindle; cheat
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence