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::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
::: chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
::: surpass - exceed
::: execrable - very bad; detestable
::: conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.
::: imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify