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peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
noose - loop formed in a rope
elucidate - explain; make clear; clarify; enlighten; CF. lucid
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
acknowledge - recognize; admit
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists