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citadel - fortress
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
colossal - huge
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life