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solicitude

care or concern for someone or something.

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hyperdulia

veneration of the Virgin Mary as the holiest of creatures

3

sumach

a shrub or small tree of the cashew family, with compound leaves, fruits in conical clusters, and bright autumn colors.

4

dovecote

a shelter with nest holes for domesticated pigeons.

5

campanile

an Italian bell tower, especially a freestanding one.

6

debark

leave a ship or aircraft.

7

schottische

a slow polka.

8

hymnal

A book or collection of church hymns

9

unquiet

anxious, uneasy, not inclined to be quiet or inactive; restless.

10

rotogravure

a sheet or magazine printed by rotogravure, especially the color magazine of a Sunday newspaper.

11

cut-plug

a cake of pressed tobacco used for chewing

12

ipso jure

by operation of law.

13

gorse

a yellow-flowered shrub of the pea family, the leaves of which are modified to form spines, native to western Europe and North Africa.

14

foolscap

a type of inexpensive writing paper, especially legal-size, lined, yellow sheets, bound in tablet form

15

caryatid

A supporting column sculptured in the form of a draped female figure.

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stanchion

an upright bar, post, or frame forming a support or barrier.

17

debonair

(of a man) confident, stylish, and charming.

18

jerome's cave

spent 30 years translating the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin.

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abash

cause to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed

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educe

bring out or develop (something latent or potential).

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aseity

the quality or state of being self-derived or self-originated; specifically : the absolute self-sufficiency, independence, and autonomy of God.

22

canalize

convert (a river) into a navigable canal.
convey (something) through a duct or channel.
give a direction or purpose to (something).

23

mortification

great embarrassment and shame.
"they mistook my mortification for an admission of guilt"
2.
the action of subduing one's bodily desires

24

pilaster

a rectangular column, especially one projecting from a wall.

25

groat

any of various medieval European coins, in particular an English silver coin worth four old pence,

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scapular

of or relating to the shoulder or shoulder blade.
noun
1.
a short monastic cloak covering the shoulders.
2.
MEDICINE
a bandage passing over and around the shoulders.

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breviary

a book containing all the daily psalms, hymns, prayers, lessons, etc., necessary for reciting the office

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licit

not forbidden; lawful.

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monstrance

an open or transparent receptacle in which the consecrated Host is exposed for veneration.

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colloquy

a gathering for discussion of theological questions.