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minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
knoll - little round hill; hillock
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
alchemy - medieval chemistry