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bigotry - stubborn intolerance
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
dappled - spotted
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
penitent - repentant; N.
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman