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carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
indolent - lazy
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
jocund - merry
collation - a light meal; collating