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unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
chaffing - bantering; joking
enumerate - list; mention one by one
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features