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emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo