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negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art