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invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal