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prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life