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chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen