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prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble