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petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
trident - three-pronged spear
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor