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excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
engross - occupy fully; absorb
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
emanate - issue forth; come out
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm