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piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
bellicose - warlike
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
bicker - quarrel