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Ablution
washing or cleansing of the body as part of a religious rite
acolyte
novice, young assistant
amenable
responsive, agreeable
asinine
stupid or silly
beget
to produce an offspring, to cause
bilk
to swindle or cheat
brunt
the primary impact of blow
caustic
biting and malicious
celerity
speed, swiftness of action or motion
commensurate
having an equal measure to something
contiquity
closeness of something
convival
joyous amiable
dalliance
carefree spending of time
delineate
to sketch; to outline
denizen
inhabitant
dilapidated
to fall into disrepair; something not taken care of which alls into poor repair
dossier
complete group of documents
eminence
superiority or outstanding notability
epithet
a characterization through a word or phrase used as a term of abuse or contempt
euphenism
mild expression or an offensive fact
felicitous
appropriately expressed
gamut
full range or extent
gestation
inception and creation
heretic
member of a grou who is in conflict with the established principles
impasse
barrier
indolent
lazy as a way of life
interment
imprisonment; incarceration
lambent
radiant
mien
appearance;manner
multifarious
made of many components
occlude
to obstruct
penance
sorry for sin and wrongdoing
plutocracy
rule by the rich
reclusive
hermit-like
rostrum
public platform or pulpit
sociometry
distinctions accountable to social differences
syllogism
form of logical argument
toothsome
pleasing or appealing
vacillate
to waver between options
wanton
unchecked; completely unrestrained