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mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes