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apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
commodious - spacious and comfortable
evince - show clearly
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments