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clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
hut - crude dwelling; shack
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
ambrosia - food of the gods
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval