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::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
::: panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
::: levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
::: congeal - freeze; coagulate
::: blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
::: sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent