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empirical - based on experience
precise - exact
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
grotto - small cavern
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
calamity - disaster; misery
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic