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gist - essence; main point; substance
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
trident - three-pronged spear
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
limpid - crystal clear
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize