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haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate