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abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
mordant - biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
lewd - lustful
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
dispirited - lacking in spirit
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)