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brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
tenacity - firmness; persistence
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
depict - portray
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to