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statute - law enacted by the legislature
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
repast - meal; feast; banquet
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray