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doleful
adj. very sad or dreary; mournful; dismal
pediment
n. building decoration
nettled
aroused in sharp but transitory anger or annoyance
condescension
n. patronizing attitude or behaivor
mollified
v. soothed in temper
languid
adj. lacking energy
swarthy
adj. of a dark color, complexion, or cast
unintelligible
adj. not understandable
zeal
eager and ardent interest in persuing something
furrowed
adj. wrinkled
commemorate
v. to honor
listless
lack of interest
drudgery
n. uninspiring or menial labor
desolate
adj. joyless, disconsolate, sorrowful, barren, lifeless, deserted
voluble
adj. overly talkative
accured
Came as a direct result
averse
Having an active feeling of repugnance or distaste
countenances
facial expressions
daguerreotypes
early photographs
didactic
teacher-like
idle
lazy; not busy
inarticulate
incapable of being expressed by speech
invoked
called for earnestly
languished
became weak; suffered neglect
litigation
the act of engaging in legal proceedings
parody
poor or ridiculous imitation
peremptory
decisive and allowing no agrument
pursuance
the act of carrying out
unwieldy
not easily managed, handled, or used