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affinity
attraction; relationship
bacchanalian
wild and drunken
blasphemous
showing irreverence to God
decennial
occuring every 10 years
expatiate
speak at great length
homogeneous
the same throughout
intercede
plead in behalf of another; mediate
linguist
expert on languages
malapropism
humorous misuse of words
maudlin
foolishly sentimental
nugatory
worthless
pantheon
group of persons most esteemed; temple for all gods
plethora
excess
smelt
purify by melting;small, silvery fish
surrogate
substitute; judge
upbraid
scold
vocal
speaking openly and often
asperity
sharpness of tempter
bandanna
brightly-colored handkerchief
conclave
private meeting; meeting to elect a pope
depose
remove
deposition
sworn statement
fuselage
body of an airplane
influx
mass arrival
laconic
concise
Machiavellian
cunning and deceitful
marsupial
having pouches for carrying the young
melee
brawl
nullify
make valueless
papal
of the pope
psychosis
severe mental illness
sterling
British money; pure silver; execelent
synopsis
summary
utilize
use
zenith
highest point; point in th sky directly above