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::: explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
::: gaffe - social blunder
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
::: bastard - illegitimate child
::: prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
::: bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
::: sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
::: reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
::: benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor