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deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
deplete - reduce; exhaust
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant