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cache - hiding place; V.
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
grotto - small cavern
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)