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visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon