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prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
misconstrue - interpret incorrectly; misinterpret; misjudge
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent