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volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
amnesia - loss of memory
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer