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prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
adorn - decorate
portly - stout; corpulent
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion