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mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties