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Occident - the West
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
lethal - deadly
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
comprise - include; consist of
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis