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panoramic - denoting an unobstructed and comprehensive view; N. panorama: unbroken view of a wide area
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
declivity - downward slope
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction