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consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
incur - bring upon oneself
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
portly - stout; corpulent
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art