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ablution
act of cleansing
aerie
nook or nest built high in the air
bay
to bark, especially in a deep, prolonged way
calumny
false and malicious accusation, misrepresentation, slander
deletrious
harmful, destructive, detrimental
enumerate
to count, list, itemize
fetid
foul-smelling, putrid
grandiose
magnificent and imposing; exaggerated and pretentious
homonym
word identical in pronunciation and spelling but different in meaning
iconoclast
one who attacks traditional beliefs
liberal
tolerant, broad-minded; generous, lavish
malcontent
discontented person, one who holds a grudge
martinet
strict disciplinarian, one who rigidly follows rules
mollusk
sea animal with soft body
nomenclature
terms used in a particular science or discipline
odious
hateful, contemptible
pedagogue
teacher
probity
honesty, high-mindedness
quixotic
overly idealistic, impractical
rancor
bitter hatred
rife
widespread, prevalent, abundant
simper
to smirk, smile foolishly
tyro
beginner, novice
theocracy
government by priests representing a god
yoke
to join together