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albeit
Even though; although; notwithstanding
assertion
a declaration that is made emphatically
atomizer
A device for converting a substance, especially a perfume or medicine, to a fine spray.
compliant
Disposed or willing to comply; submissive
creche
a hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
entanglement
To twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; snarl
harangue
A long pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering.
incipient
Beginning to exist or appear
lascivious
Given to or expressing lust; lecherous
macadam
Pavement made of layers of compacted broken stone, now usually bound with tar or asphalt.
multifarious
Having great variety; diverse.
myriad
Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable
oligarchy
a political system governed by a few people
parochial
Of, relating to, supported by, or located in a parish
quintessential
representing the perfect example of a class or quality
triptych
A work consisting of three painted or carved panels that are hinged together
vestry
A room in or attached to a church where the clergy put on their vestments and where these robes and other sacred objects are stored; a sacristy.
virulent
Extremely infectious, malignant, or poisonous. Used of a disease or toxin.
watershed
A ridge of high land dividing two areas that are drained by different river systems.