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pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness
beseech - beg; plead with
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate