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::: withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
::: convex - curving outward
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
::: fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
::: inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
::: commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp