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encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
obsequy - funeral ceremony
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
appall - dismay; shock deeply
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films