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parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter