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allay - calm; pacify
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
residue - remainder; balance
betroth - become engaged to marry
knoll - little round hill; hillock
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
captious - faultfinding; too critical