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atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)