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sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory