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scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete