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monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
approbation - approval
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise