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curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will