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Bequest

N. a gift left in a will

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Catholic

Adj. broad in scope; universal

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Encumber

V. To obstruct or impede

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Extol

V. To praise or glorify

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Fathom

N. a measurement of water equal to six feet

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Interdict

V. To prohibit or forbid in a formal or authoritative manner

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Latitude

N. freedom to act

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Mawkish

Adj. excessively sentimental; having a bad taste

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Pith

N. the care or essential part

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Ratification

N. formal approval and confirmation

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Reticence

N. the quality of being reserved or restrained

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Venial

Adj. easily excused or forgiven

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Watershed

N. a divided region that drains into another (usually larger) body of water; a critical point that makes a change of course

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Anthology

N. a collection of art, writing work

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Cement

V. To bind together; to unite

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Intercessor

N. Someone who mediates

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Lithe

Adj. Flexible, Easily bent

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Noxious

Adj. toxic, obnoxious

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Retinue

N. a group of retainers or followers

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Tawdry

Adj. Gaudy appearance

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Untoward

Adj. Unlucky, unfavorable