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contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
clandestine - secret
omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; 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