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aperture

a hole or opening

catacomb

an underground tunnel or area with holes for graves

clamor

loud noise or shouting

connoisseur

a person who is able to be a judge in matters of art or taste

fetter

to restrict by shackling or chaining

conflagration

a large, destructive fire

obstinate

unyielding regardless of reason or logic

preclude

to make impossible

trowel

a flat-bladed hand tool used to work with mortar or to dig holes for plants

virtuoso

one skilled in the fine arts as an accomplished musician, a savant

allusion

implied or indirect reference, a hinting at

anomalous

out of place, abnormal

chimera

a fantasy, a horrible creature of the imagination

debauchery

a lack of integrity or honesty, moral corruption

expedient

appropriate for a purpose but not necessarily moral, right, or just

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