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brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth