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ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
allegiance - loyalty
outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come