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cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
crevice - crack; fissure
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage