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surpass - exceed
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
indite - write; compose
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?