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gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
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
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence