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::: prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
::: igneous - produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: bestow - confer
::: totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
::: disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon