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execrable - very bad; detestable
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand