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inamorata
mistress
She knew the loneliness of the inamorata.
interpolate
insert
It is wrong to corrupt a book by interpolating new passages.
subjugate
bring under the yoke
The tribes were subjugated by the Roman armies
effulgence
shining out
We saw the reassuring effulgence of the morning sun.
replete
filled
The record was replete with examples of his benevolence.
querulous
full of complaint
His irritating querulous tendencies became chronic.
subjacent
underlying
The edifice rested solidly on its subjacent rock strata.
symposium
conference
The symposium on international amity was in Brussels.
immolate
sacrifice
Her brave speech was an act of political self-immolation.
nomothetic
lawgiving
Read the nomothetic passages of the Old Testament.
effusion
outpouring
His effusion of joyful greeting made us wince
condign
worthy
The criminal met his condign end - a prison sentence.
invective
bitter denunciation
She stoically endured her opponent's invective.
refractory
stubborn
The refractory child repeatedly broke the rules.
acrophobia
fear of heights
She felt acrophobia on high bridges.