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impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
filing - particle removed by a file
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
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular