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epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
flotsam - drifting wreckage
inerrancy - infallibility
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
bilk - swindle; cheat