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gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
traduce - expose to slander
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
languish - lose animation or strength
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds