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::: pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
::: expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
::: expiate - make amends for (a sin)
::: nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
::: padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
::: specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)