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mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
nugatory - worthless; futile
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
cessation - stoppage
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
gruesome - grisly; horrible