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::: lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
::: billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
::: venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
::: indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
::: dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
::: antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality