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::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
::: loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
::: exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
::: indigent - poor; destitute
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack