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prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce