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deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement