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solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
philology - study of language or words