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calamity - disaster; misery
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
conscientious - scrupulous; through and careful; Ex. conscientious worker
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
mural - wall painting
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
pillage - plunder
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor