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prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
injurious - harmful; causing injury
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy