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immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
lateral - of or coming from the side
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette