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breadth - width; extent
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal