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conclave - private secret meeting
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance
abeyance - suspended action
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
insurrection - rebellion; uprising