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rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art