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crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
indolent - lazy
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
onus - burden; responsibility
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander