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stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
visage - face; appearance
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
bombast - grandiloquent, pompous speech
portly - stout; corpulent