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crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
distrait - absentminded; distracted
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)