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magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
recline - lie down
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
pretext - excuse