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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
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
reiterate - repeat
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air