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constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
bode - foreshadow; portend
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots