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hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
opportune - timely; well-chosen
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing