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refraction - bending of a ray of light
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
sluggard - lazy person
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance