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lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
comprehend - include; understand
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing