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ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
adore - love deeply and respect highly
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
allay - calm; pacify