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condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
mural - wall painting