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mauve - pale purple
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
unceremonious - not done politely without due formalities
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions