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plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
ligneous - like wood
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
captious - faultfinding; too critical
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting