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oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
vernal - pertaining to spring
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
accord - agreement