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dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
labyrinth - maze
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams