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corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
curtail - shorten; reduce
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid