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efface - rub out; remove the surface of
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
antediluvian - antiquated; extremely ancient
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
patrimony - property inherited from a father
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower