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profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
depredation - plundering; destruction
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
emanate - issue forth; come out
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)