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credence - belief
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
quicksilver - mercury
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
affable - easily approachable; easy to talk to; warmly friendly
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire