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promontory
a high pint of land
opulence
wealth of riches
abstruse
hard to understand
frugal
avoiding waste
usury
charging very high rate of interest on a loan
aspostasy
no longer believeing
fresco
the art of painting with watercolors on wet plaster
baubles
a useless toy or trinket
iridescent
showing of colors of the rainbow in a changing pattern
bullion
bars or plates of gold or silver
gamboling
skipping or running about
remuneration
a payment of goods or services
pallor
lack of color
burgeoning
to develop or grow quickly
venal
willing to sell one's services or influence for money
maudlin
excessively sedtimental
caricatures
a picture or description of a person or thing in which certain features are exaggerated
festooned
a string of flowers,paper, or hung like decorations
commiserate
to sympathize with or express sympathy
evanescent
to disappear or fade away