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antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
azure - sky blue
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
conjugal - pertaining to marriage
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence