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profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
buffoonery - clowning
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet