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::: forward - presumptuous or bold
::: compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
::: 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
::: quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
::: craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.