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dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
censorious - severely critical
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
extrovert - person interested mostly in external objects and actions
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in