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patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer