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mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln