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credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)