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archives - public records; place where public records are kept
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
delude - deceive
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array