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venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian