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This is pretty tough going, but it becomes easier the further you get. Some of the words are fairly uncommon.
Start with words that have fairly uncommon endings or beginnings. TEA or Oneacross.com is very helpful.
Try combining the words SEQUIN and PALAVERS.
Try combining BUGLES and SQUINTING.
The first 5 divine metals are (in some order): EXTENDING, ACTRESSES, FEVERISH, ELECTRODE, CLATTERING
The LAST 5 divine metals are (in some order): CAREER, DISEASED, DEFENSIVE, TRUSTING, OVERARM
Partial Answer: The Divine Metals (in order):
If you look at just the added letters, you get: SCORCHERDERIVINGFROMGODSLATINNAME
Haphaestus Roman (Latin) equivalent is VULCAN, of Fire, Metalworking, and Forging. (obvious reference to the puzzle theme)
The answer to the puzzle is: VOLCANO.