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refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
awful - terrible; very bad
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of