Vocabulary

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tumultuous = adj; making a loud, confusing, noise, uproarious

perverse = adj: (of a person or their actions).
– showing a deliberate, and obstinate desire to behave in a way that is unreasonable, or unacceptable, often in spite of consequences
– contrary to the accepted or expected standard or practice

drudgery = n; hard, menial or dull work

tout = v; attempt to sell (something), typically by pestering people in an aggressive or bold manner

solemnity = n; the state of quality of being serious and dignified

pensive = adj; engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought

motif = n; a distinctic feature or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition

austere = adj; severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance
– having an extremely plain and simple style or appearance; unadorned

collogue = v; talk confidentially or conspiratorially

commune = n; a group of people living together and sharing possessions and responsibilities

quip = n; a witty remark

extant =  adj; in existence; still existing, not destroyed or lost

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