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sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
patrimony - property inherited from a father
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
lofty - very high
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice