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magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
craven - cowardly
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
recurrent - occurring again and again
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch