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evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
corpulent - very fat; N. corpulence