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stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
inception - start; beginning
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing