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schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery