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context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
rampart - defensive mound of earth
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
animated - lively; spirited
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.