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inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
obsidian - black volcanic rock
artisan - a manually skilled worker
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
animated - lively; spirited
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything