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bookish - fond of books and reading
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen