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concordat - formal agreement
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
symbiosis - interdependent relationship (between groups, species) often mutually beneficial; ADJ. symbiotic; CF. together + life
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
cartographer - map-maker
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking