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censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
indigent - poor; destitute
caricature - distortion; burlesque