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pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
incorrigible - uncorrectable
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene