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apex
the highest point
aphorism
a proverb
bawl
to proclaim by outcry
beatify
to make supremely happy
cadence
a rhythmical flow or movement, as in poetry of the time and pace of marching troops
cadenza
an elaborate passage for a solo voice or instrument
debase
to lower in character
debut
the first apperance in society
encumber
to impede with obstacles
encyclical
intended for general circulation
folio
a sheet of paper folded twice
folk-lore
the customs, religion, and beliefs of the common people
gamut
a sequence
garnish
to surround with additions for decoration
heinous
sinful
indigestible
unable to digest
jocular
inclined to joke
magnitude
importance
nil
nothing
obelisk
a square shaft with a pyramidal top