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girth - distance around something; circumference
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
advent - arrival
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.