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cadaver - corpse; dead human body
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
mauve - pale purple