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seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.