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bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
imprecation - curse; swearword
topple - become unsteady and fall down
labyrinth - maze
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.