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communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
adamant - hard; inflexible
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif