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betroth - become engaged to marry
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
obsidian - black volcanic rock
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism