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interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise