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pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
clavicle - collarbone
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
citadel - fortress
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
assail - assault