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obsidian - black volcanic rock
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
repartee - quick clever reply
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
culprit - one guilty of a crime
portly - stout; corpulent