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succor
n. aid or assistance that relieves from difficulty or destress
effeminate
adj. having female qualities untypical of a man; not manly in appearance or manner; marked by an unbecoming delicacy or over-refinement
avaricious
adj. immoderately desirous of wealth or gain; greedy
glen
n. a small, secluded valley
diaphonous
extremely thin and transparent
digression
a temporary departure from the main subject in speaking or writing
lachrymose
suggestive of or tending to cause tears; mournful; given to shedding tears readily; tearful
expostulate
v. to reason earnestly with someone about the inadvisibility of his or her actions in an effort to correct or dissuade that person
injunction
n. an authoritative command or order; in law, a court order requiring the party to do or to refrain from some specified action
churlish
adj. 1) boorish, vulgar 2) difficult to work; intractable
entreaty
trans. v. 1) to bring something to an end, usu. by means of force
2) to suppress or allay a feeling
phraseology
n. 1) the phrases used in a particular sphere of activity
2) the way words and phrases are chosen or used
heterodox
adj. 1) not in accordance with established or accepted doctrines or opinions, esp. in theology; unorthodox
2) holding unorthodox doctrines or opinions
assiduity
n. persistant attention or dilligence; unflagging effort; constant personal attention and often obsequious solitude
elucidate
v. to make clear; explain
insipid
adj. 1) without distinctive, interesting, or stimulating qualities; vapid
2) without sufficient taste to be pleasing, as food or drink; bland
lapwing
n. any of several Old World birds of the genus Vanellus related to the plovers, especially having a narrow crest and erratic flight behavior
coxcomb
n. a conceited, foolish dandy
sundry
adj. various or diverse
furze
n. very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western
evince
v. to show clearly; make evident or manifest; prove
dubiousness
adj. doubtful; marked by or occasioning doubt: a dubious reply
pule
v. to whine or whimper
sexton
n. a church officer or employee who takes care of the church property and perfoms related minor duties (as ringing the bell for services and digging graves)