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::: courier - messenger
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: tactful - careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
::: doggerel - poor verse
::: piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
::: laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump