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Vocabulary

abstain

v. to choose to do without; to refrain from

catharsis

n. a purging; a purifying by ridding of emotions, especially through the experience of art

credence

n. belief; acceptance as valid or true

dissipate

v. to spread in every direction; to scatter; to waste

entity

n. a being; something wit independent existence, either in actuality or in one's mind; a discrete unit

entomology

n. the branch of zoology that deals with insects

idyll

n. a short description of peaceful country life; a scence suitable for such a work

omnivorous

adj. eating every kind of food, both animal and vegetable; eagerly taking in everything

prototype

n. an original model on which subsequent forms are based;
a standard example

tepid

adj. slightly warm; lukewarm; lacking warmth of feeling or enthusiasm

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