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runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
primate - group of mammals including humans
fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on