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hibernal - wintry; wintery; of or like winter
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
missile - object to be thrown or projected
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.