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padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
grotto - small cavern
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
vernal - pertaining to spring
girth - distance around something; circumference
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate