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lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
consternation - great shock; dismay
accost - approach and speak first to a person
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
bookish - fond of books and reading
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians