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provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance