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hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
omniscient - all-knowing
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement