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insolvent - bankrupt; lacking money to pay; N. insolvency
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.