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genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
beneficent - kindly; doing good
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
patois - local or provincial dialect
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy