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::: sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
::: docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: gravity - seriousness; ADJ. grave
::: encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
::: anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
::: impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.