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solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
collected - composed; calm; self-possessed
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow