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incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
decapitate - behead