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petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
garner - gather; store up; amass
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous