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blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
malefactor - evildoer; criminal