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chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused
inerrancy - infallibility
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.