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AOR English IV H #9

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arduous
adjective requiring great exertion, effort or energy; difficult or strenuous
conflagration
noun a great and destructive fire
hedonist
noun a person whose life is devoted to the pursuit of pleasure and self-gratification
ineffable
adjective inexpressible; not to be spoken because of its sacredness
lugubrious
adjective mournful, dismal, or gloomy, especially in an exaggerated or affected manner
nefarious
adj. extremely wicked or villainous; heinous
peruse
verb to read or examine carefully and thoroughly
plethora
noun overabundance or excess; more than enough
staid
adjective prudently reserved in color and style, manner, or behavior
vestige
noun a mark, trace, or remaining evidence of something that is no longer there