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arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images