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auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
monetary - pertaining to money
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
illicit - illegal
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B