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bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
abhor - detest; hate
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine