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::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
::: assail - assault
::: benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
::: nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
::: incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: executioner - person administering capital punishment
::: fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
::: coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence