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obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people