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::: provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
::: construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
::: declivity - downward slope
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
::: vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
::: maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
::: beseech - beg; plead with
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.