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chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight