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Occident - the West
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
miserly - stingy; mean
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself