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worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse