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cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
spurious - false; counterfeit; forged; illogical; Ex. spurious arguments
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues