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boon - blessing; benefit; something very helpful
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
rotunda - circular building or hall covered with a dome
progenitor - ancestor
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
malady - illness
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)