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decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
monograph - scholarly article
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work