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oratorio
A musical composition for voices and orchestra, telling a sacred story without costumes, scenery, or dramatic action.

CANTATA
abattoir
A building where animals are butchered.

SLAUGHTERHOUSE, BUTCHERY, SHAMBLES
apiary
A place where bees and beehives are kept, especially a place where bees are raised for their honey.

BEEHOUSE
going-over
a severe scolding

CASTIGATION, BAWLING OUT, DRESSING DOWN, UPBRAIDING
apologist
A person who argues in defense or justification of something, such as a doctrine, policy or institution.

VINDICATOR
abjure
to renounce under oath

FORSWEAR, RECANT, RETRACT, RECILE
cadge
ask for and get free; be a parasite

BUM, GRUB, MOOCH, SPONGE
cogitate
To take careful though or think carefully about

CEREBRATE, PONDER, MEDITATE, MULL, REFLECT