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mural - wall painting
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
deleterious - harmful
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
apposite - appropriate; fitting
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
imminent - impending; near at hand
partition - divide into parts
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)