Martyr of the Catacombs vocab

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Martyr of the Catacombs vocab
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  1. Plebeian
    commoner
  2. Patrician
    nobleman
  3. vivarium
    indoor enclosure used to raise living organisms for study
  4. adroit
    skillful in hands or mind
  5. contrived
    intentionally formed
  6. lewd
    sexually crude or offensive
  7. travertine
    white or light colored calcareous rock used in building
  8. epitaphs
    memorable statement carved onto tombstone of person
  9. pious
    devoutly religious
  10. preonderance
    dominance
  11. eloquence
    fluent or persuasive speaking/writing
  12. repast
    meal
  13. declivity
    declining slope
  14. gesticulation
    deliberate motion
  15. denunciation
    public condemnation of personel
  16. irreverent
    showing of lack of respect for serious things
  17. repose
    temporary rest from activity
  18. miasma
    highly unpleasant smell
  19. porphyry
    solid igneous rock
  20. satiated
    fed to satisfaction

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