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lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)