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brackish - somewhat saline
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair