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sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
portly - stout; corpulent
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
patrimony - property inherited from a father