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imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests