fraught with uncertainty or doubt
dubious
calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil
serene
a stone pillar, typically having a square or rectangular cross section and a pyrimidal top, set up as a monument or landmark
obelisk
gerund or present participle
masticate
done according to a systematic or established form of procedure
methodical
a waterproof jacket, typically with a hood, of a kind originally used in polar regions
anorak
a building, especially a large and stately one, housing a tomb or tombs
mausoleum
extreme greed for wealth or material gain
avarice
a person who robs or commits illegal violence at sea or on the shores of the sea
piratical
the fluid that flows like blood in the veins of the gods
ichor