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chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies