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drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
meager - scanty; inadequate
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe