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::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
::: patrimony - property inherited from a father
::: unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
::: pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire