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pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
berate - scold strongly
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.