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rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise