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billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim