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dignitary - person of high rank or position
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
premonitory - serving to warn
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left