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prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
irascible - irritable; easily angered
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
compensatory - making up for; repaying
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly