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knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
labyrinth - maze
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)