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homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
scorch - sear; N.
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension