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prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
encircle - surround
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
gruesome - grisly; horrible
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to