Word-Hoard Wednesday - Set 6

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cavernous

(adj) resembling a cave; a hollow area of darkness: cavernous eyes; deep-sounding: a cavernous voice

exhort

(verb) to advise strongly; urge

incessant

(adj) unending; continuing without interruption; not ceasing

infirmary

(noun) a school or other similar building set up for the care of the sick and injured; hospital

lackey

(noun) a follower or servant, or one who is treated like a servant; (verb) to act as a servant

lavish

(adj) using or giving in generous, liberal amounts; wasteful: lavish expenditure; (verb) to give without restraint

mausoleum

(noun) a burial place for the bodies or remains of many individuals, often of a single family, usually in the form of a small building; a large, gloomy, depressing building, room, or the like.

morosely

(adv) gloomily; (adj) expression of gloom

muck

(noun) mud; filth, dirt, or slime; manure made up of dung and/or decaying foods; (verb) to make dirty; (slang) to ruin: make a muck of; or confuse (often followed by up)

preened

(verb) 1. (of animals, especially birds) to trim or dress with the beak or tongue: The peacock preened itself on the lawn.
2. to dress (oneself) carefully or smartly; primp: The king preened himself in his elaborate ceremonial robes.
3. to pride (oneself) on an achievement, personal quality, etc.: He preened himself on having been graduated with honors.

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