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doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters