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pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
edify - instruct; correct morally
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware