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ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
inception - start; beginning
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
innate - inborn