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automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
weary - tired after long work; V.
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy