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vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything