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debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
commonplace - ordinary; N: something ordinary or common; trite remark
detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry