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ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
prank - mischievous trick
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
sophisticated - worldly wise and urbane; refined; complex; N. sophistication; V. sophisticate