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fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
repository - storehouse
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion