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pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
mauve - pale purple
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting