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analogous - comparable; similar
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
granary - storehouse for grain
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism