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galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
abysmal - bottomless
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin