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cadence
the measure of beat of music, dancing, or regularly repeated movement
desolation
ruined, lonely, or destructed condition
heresy
opinion or doctrine opposed to what is generally accepted
mausoleum
a large, magnificent above ground tomb
patronage
favor, encouragement, support
pedants
a person who makes an unnecessary display of knowledge, puts great stress on minor points
proclivities
tendencise, inclinations
seance
meeting of people trying to communicate with spirits of the dead; a sitting or session
simile
expressed comparison of two different things
stratum
parallel layers of material placed one upon another
aggravating
making worse, exacerbating
disintergration
breaking up, separation into smaller parts
diverted
tunrned aside, amused
igniter
used to set something on fire
phosphorescence
be luminous without noticeable heat
pinprick
a minute puncture, minor annoyance or irritation
proboscis
a long flexible snout
sculptor
person who makes figures by carving, modeling, or casting
skeptical
inclined to doubt, not believing easily
titillation
pleasantly excite, agreeable stimulation