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hovel - shack; small wretched house
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
vicar - parish priest; representative