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avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque