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prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about