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::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
::: despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
::: tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
::: definitive - most reliable; authorative and complete; that cannot be improved; conclusive; decisive; definite; Ex. definitive decision by the supreme court
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
::: despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
::: meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
::: dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room