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::: inanimate - lifeless; not animate
::: elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
::: dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
::: astigmatism - eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism
::: lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
::: peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
::: hazardous - dangerous
::: resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into