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garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
illicit - illegal
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
abut - border upon; adjoin
omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
archipelago - group of closely located islands
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers