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execrable - very bad; detestable
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
steadfast - steadily loyal; unswerving; steady
cascade - small waterfall
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G