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chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
horde - crowd; swarm
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
comprehend - include; understand
promontory - headland
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition