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antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline