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patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
conflagration - great fire
mischance - ill luck
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman