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pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
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
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
deign - condescend; stoop
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
knack - special talent; art
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages