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rotund - (of a person) fat and round
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
entity - real being
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
encircle - surround
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
progenitor - ancestor