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::: embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
::: scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
::: vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
::: ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
::: turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art