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context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
depredation - plundering; destruction
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting