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::: chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
::: homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
::: sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
::: harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
::: apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
::: denigrate - blacken; defame
::: stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power