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optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
knoll - little round hill; hillock
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
repository - storehouse