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verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
exult - rejoice
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
promontory - headland