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guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
intrepid - fearless
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
apposite - appropriate; fitting
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
cistern - reservoir or water tank
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D