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profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
boor - rude, insensitive person
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
acrophobia - fear of heights
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge