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soothsayer - one who foretells the future
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
skinflint - miser; stingy person
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid