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furrow
ridge that's created when u plow a field
swarthy
dark-complexion
equanimity
even-tempered
hedonis
life led only to seek out pleasure
incorporeal
exists but can't be touched
tedious
routin, boring, on-going
quixotic
overly-idealistic/optimistic
surmise
to guess, predict, to make a conjecture
insoluble
something that can't be solved
celibacy
an agreement to stay chaste
ascetic
sever lifestyle, denies themselves pleasure
effrontery
boldness, brash,
phantasmagoria
all kinds of dream-like images togwther (like fantasia)
presumptuous
rudely forward, over-confident
escutcheon
family coat of arms
purgatory
limbo
exorcise
to drive out the evil spirits from someone
ballast
what they used to put in ships to make it not float too high, eg. bricks, rocks, etc.
diaphonous
sheer, allows light 2 pass thru
rapacious
greedy and consuming
torpor
Lethargy; apathy
balderdash
nonesense
precipitous
very steep
neologistic
newly formed language (poets do this a lot)
secular
worldly, of the world, of man, not of god, non-religious
lignite
low-grade coal
epaulettes
those shoulder paddy thingys for military ppl
plebiscite
a vote of the common people
austere
severe, strict
sauturi
a dulsemer (musical instrument)
perambulator
old fashioned baby carriage
consternation
confusion, dismay