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necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
gourmet - connoisseur of food and drink; epicure
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant