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dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
guileless - without deceit
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)