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faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
encircle - surround
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus