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irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
slither - slip or slide
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
solemnity - seriousness; gravity