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catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
clasp - hold firmly within arms
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression