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secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.