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devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
abut - border upon; adjoin
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
benediction - blessing
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded