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hovel - shack; small wretched house
epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day
effeminate - having womanly traits
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
annihilate - destroy
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal