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detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
scrappy - quarrelsome
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments