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pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
incarcerate - imprison
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
braggart - boaster; bragger
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)