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covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy