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homily
a sermon stressing moral principles; a tedious moralizing lecture or discourse
aficionado
an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan
foray
(n) a quick raid, especially for plunder; a venture inot some field of endeavor (v) to make a raid
insouciant
blithely indifferent or inconcerned; carefree; happy go lucky
browbeat
(v) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully
emolument
profit derived from an office or position or from employment; a fee or salary
immure
to enclose or confine within walls; to imprison; to seclude or isolate
commensurate
equal in size extent, duration, or importance; proportionate; measurable by the same standards
diaphanous
very sheer and light; almost completely transparent
genre
a type, class or variety, especially a distinctive category of literary compostion; a style of painting in which everyday scenes are realistically depicted ( poetry short story novels mysteries science fiction
Sunday-morning __________
homily
a(n) ____________________ of the game since my youth
aficionado
a successful ____________________________ behind the enemy's line
foray
a(n ___________________attitude to life
insouciant
__________________ them into agreeing
browbeat
an equitable _____________
emolument
____________________ for life in a narrow cell
immure
rewards __________________ with their efforts
commensurate
a(n) material like guaze
diaphanous
the sci-fi
genre