Part 1.

callousness
a lack of sympathy or regard for others
cameo
engraving or carving in low relief on a stone
capacious
large in the amount that can be contained
celestial
relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven
collateral
accompanying; following as a consequence
combat
the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

 

Part 2.

connive
form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
contemplation
a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
contusion
an injury in which the skin is not broken
courtly
refined or imposing in manner or appearance
cronyism
favoritism shown to friends and associates
cubicle
small area set off by walls for special use

 

Part 3.

curriculum
an integrated course of academic studies
decisive
characterized by resoluteness and firmness
delectable
extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
diabolic
showing cunning or ingenuity or wickedness
diminution
change toward something smaller or lower
Dionysian
of or relating to or worshipping Dionysus

 

Part 4.

dispense
administer or bestow, as in small portions
diurnal
having a daily cycle or occurring every day
dotage
mental infirmity as a consequence of old age
dote
shower with love; show excessive affection for
doyenne
a woman who is the senior member of a group
eke out
live from day to day, as with some hardship

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2020-04-17