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dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
innocuous - harmless
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie