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pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
bilk - swindle; cheat
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.