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surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
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
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness