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shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
deign - condescend; stoop
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
chicanery - trickery; deception
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
obsidian - black volcanic rock