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::: celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
::: laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
::: resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
::: swindler - cheater
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
::: imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
::: caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston