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accumulate
to pile up or collect
exhaustion
great fatigue
carbon dioxide
a heavy, colorless, odorless gas
mimic
imitate
chauffeur
on hired to drive a private automobile for someone else
conspicuous
easy to see
orthopedic
dealing with deformities, diseases, and injuries of the bone
condemn
to inflict a penalty on
chancellor
a high government officer
exchequer
funds or finances
ornate
heavily ornamented; showy
Renaissance
the great revival of art and learning in Europe in the Middle Ages
sarcophagus
a stone coffin as in a tomb
tapestry
a heavy woven cloth with decorative designs and pictures
urn
a vase with a pedestal
perilous
involving risk; dangerous
commotion
confusion; bustle
embalm
to preserve a dead body with chemicals
curator
person in charge of a museum or library
intrigue
to excite interest or cuiosity
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweiler
Section 2 Vocabulary