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humdrum - dull; monotonous
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety