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pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
fallible - liable to err
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions