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cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
fancied - imagined; unreal
indigence - poverty