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homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.