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prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
frail - weak; N. frailty
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.