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blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
preeminent - outstanding; superior
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
artisan - a manually skilled worker
boor - rude, insensitive person
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense