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pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
indigence - poverty
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
depict - portray