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alchemy - medieval chemistry
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
copious - plentiful
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain