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bearing - deportment; connection
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology