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holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance