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::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
::: epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
::: exorcise - drive out evil spirits
::: supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
::: placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
::: parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat