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::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
::: chaotic - in utter disorder
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
::: ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface