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::: rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
::: unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
::: edifice - building (of imposing size)
::: retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
::: gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
::: impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body