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appall - dismay; shock deeply
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity