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somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
edify - instruct; correct morally
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
increment - increase
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.