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spartan - without attention to comfort; lacking luxury and comfort; sternly disciplined; Ex. spartan living condition/life
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
traduce - expose to slander
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
query - inquiry; question; V.