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venerate - revere; treat with great respect
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.