Foundry

Noun. A facility that melts metals in special furnaces and pours the molten metal into molds to make products. Foundries are usually specified according to the type of metal dealt with: iron foundry, brass foundry, etc.

Indolence

Noun. Habitual laziness or sloth.

Exigency

Noun. An urgent situation, one requiring extreme effort or attention.

Flimsy

Adjective. Likely to bend or break under pressure.

Frock

Noun. A dress, a piece of clothing for a female, which consists of a skirt and a cover for the upper body. An outer garment worn by priests and other clericals; a habit.

Connivance

Noun. (law) The process of conniving or conspiring.

Polemic

Noun. A strong verbal or written attack on someone or something.

Peal

Noun. Loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, laughter, of a multitude, etc.

Ablution

Noun. The act of washing something. The liquid used in the cleansing or ablution.

Eyrie

Noun. A bird of prey’s nest. Any high and remote but commanding place.

Inure

Verb. To cause someone to become accustomed to something (usually) unpleasant.

Codicil

Noun. (law) An addition or supplement that explains, modifies, or revokes a will or part of one.

Halyard

Noun. (nautical) A rope used to raise or lower a sail, flag, spar or yard.

Sycophant

Noun. One who uses obsequious compliments to gain self-serving favor or advantage from another; a servile flatterer.

Camaraderie

Noun. Close friendship in a group of friends or teammates.