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fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
euthanasia - mercy killing
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at