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adage - wise saying; proverb
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful