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carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
vex - annoy; distress
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
cloister - monastery or convent
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
requisition - formal demand or request; Ex. requisition for more computing equipment; V.
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren