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melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
retinue - following; attendants