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desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry