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verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
devoid - empty; lacking