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dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
finale - conclusion; concluding part
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger