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dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
grotto - small cavern
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
berate - scold strongly
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
abut - border upon; adjoin
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity