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alcove - nook; recess
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
nebula - diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
monarchy - government under a single ruler
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities