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substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
clique - small exclusive group of people
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
lofty - very high
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism