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mull
to grind; to cogiate or pondr; to heat sweeten and flavor with spice
munificent
bountiful lavish generous
muse
to ponder to meditate
muse
to ponder to meditate
nebulous
cloudy misty vague
nefarious
wrong wicked villainous
parable
a simple story from which a moral lesson may be drawn
parochial
narrow limited provincial
parable
a simple story from which a moral lesson may be drawn
parsimonious
miserly stingy
patrician
a member of the nobility aristocratic
persiflage
light frivolous flippant style in speaking or writing banter raillery
piquant
agreeably pungent or stimulating to the taste
PISCATORIAL
OF FISHES FISHING OR PEOPLE WHO FISH
piscine
of or resembling a fish
plebescite
an expression of the people's will by direct ballot
pliable
easily bent or molded easily influence
prelate
a high ranking ecclesiastic such as a bishop
propitious
favorbly inclined boding well, being of good omen or auspicious
prude
a person who is overlymodest or proper
punctilious
scrupulous exact
quibble
to argue evasively a petty evasion
quixotic
extravagantly chivalrous impractical
rapacious
very grasping or gredy living on prey
recant
to renounce beliefs formerly held
renowned
a state of being widely acclaimed and highly honored famous
samaritan
person who comes to the aid of another
satiate
to gratify with more than enough; sufficient or more than enough
secular
of or belonging to the world, worldy not religious or sacred
sedentary
characterized by sitting
sedulous
diligent persistent hard working
soiree
an evening party or gatherin
solon
a wise person, a law maker
specter
a ghost or an apparition
stipend
tax, tribute or regular payment like a salary or pension
stylus
a needle like writing device a phonograph needl
succumb
to yield to superior strength or force or overpowering appeal or desire to cease to exist die
symposium
formal meeting at which several speakers deliever short adresses; collection of opinioins; discussion
talisman
anything with magic power; a good luck charm
talon
claw
tether
rope or chain fastened to an animal
tonsorial
relating to a barber