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::: portly - stout; corpulent
::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: clique - small exclusive group of people
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: entity - real being
::: monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
::: interstice - narrow space between things
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation