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INCANTATION
n- the chanting or speaking of words seeming to have magical power or used to create a magical spell
AOIDE
G- song
RHAPSODY
n- speech or writing expressing great pleasure or enthusiasm
ARS, ARTIS
L- art
PARODY
n- a humorous imitation of a piece of literature or music
v- to imitate a style, plot,
or idea for comic effect
EXCRESCENCE
n- abnormal growth or outgrowth
BENEFICENCE
n-doing good or causing good to be done; kindly action
FETISH
n- an object believed to possess magical power
TEXO, TEXERE, TEXUI,TEXTUM
L- to weave
FACIO, FACERE, FECI, FACTUM
L- to make
EFFICACIOUS
Adj- effective as a means or remedy
FACILE
Adj-acting, working, or preceeding with ease; fluent. (Sometimes, superficial, when something is too easily done)
CRESCO,CRESCERE,CREVI,CRETUM
L-to grow, to increase
ARTISAN
n- a skilled craftsperson
DEPICT
v- to paint, draw, or express in a picture or sculpture
2. to describe; to picture in words
CRESCENDO
n- a gradual increase in sound, often referring to music
PINGO, PINGERE, PINXI, PICTUM
L- to paint or to embroider
RECANT
v- to take back a formal statement or belief previously made known
ODE
n- a poem, usually addressed to a particular person, object, or event that has stimulated deep and noble feelings in the poet
CANTO, CANTARE, CANTAVI, CANTATUM
L- to sing
PRETEXT
n-a false reason put forward to conceal the true one.
FACSIMILE
n- an exact copy of a book, painting, document, etc.
ACCRUE
v- to come as a natural increase or advantage
PICTOGRAPH
n- a picture or drawing representing words or ideas
ARTLESS
Adj- without deceit or cunning; natural; simple
2. crude;ignorant; uncultured
FACTION
n- a group or clique within a larger group, party, or government
2. conflict within an organization or nation
MOLLIFY
v- to calm; to make gentler or softer in feeling
ARTIFICE
n- craftiness; trickery
2.cleverness, skill
ARTIFACT
n- an object made by human beings; often refers to a primitive tool or other relic from an earlier period
CONTEXT
n- the parts before or after a word or statement that influence its meaning
2. the circumstance surrounding an event or situation.