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::: infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
::: fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil