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stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left