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petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap