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obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
vex - annoy; distress
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
cartographer - map-maker
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
mongrel - plant or animal (esp. a dog) of mixed breed; ADJ.
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion