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dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends