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chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
belittle - disparage; depreciate