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vicar - parish priest; representative
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
defection - desertion
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven