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hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
humdrum - dull; monotonous
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
biennial - every two years
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility