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brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
gullible - easily deceived
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete