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::: preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: monotheism - belief in one God
::: winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: inter - bury; N. interment