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secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
annihilate - destroy
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit