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fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
canto - division of a long poem
fissure - crevice; crack
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)