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frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
dappled - spotted
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
abjure - renounce upon oath
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.