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mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
edifice - building (of imposing size)
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
exorcise - drive out evil spirits
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera