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::: hovel - shack; small wretched house
::: edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
::: perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)