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amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome
boorish - rude; insensitive
accost - approach and speak first to a person
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
languish - lose animation or strength
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.