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faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
brackish - somewhat saline
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
knoll - little round hill; hillock
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
parable - short simple story teaching a moral
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant