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slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
concord - harmony; accord
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
comprise - include; consist of