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pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
avarice - greediness for wealth
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track