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equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty