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sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
fervor - glowing ardor; intensity of feeling; quality of being fervent or fervid; zeal; intense heat
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
interminable - endless
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life