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servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
demented - insane
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
rummage - ransack; thoroughly search
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.