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ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
Occident - the West
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
dearth - scarcity
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus