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jocund - merry
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
lascivious - lustful
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
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
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant