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::: squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
::: initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
::: cloister - monastery or convent
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: humility - humbleness of spirit
::: subsidy - direct financial aid by government, etc.; V. subsidize: assist with a subsidy
::: arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
::: impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
::: woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
::: melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia