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apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
vicar - parish priest; representative
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular