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::: homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
::: bestow - confer
::: sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
::: vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
::: disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
::: distrait - absentminded; distracted
::: incinerate - burn to ashes