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petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
mirth - merriment; laughter
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
avuncular - of or like an uncle
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
accost - approach and speak first to a person
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
effeminate - having womanly traits
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity