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::: distend - expand; swell out
::: platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
::: deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
::: eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
::: entreat - plead; ask earnestly