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profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care