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::: lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
::: inanimate - lifeless; not animate
::: quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
::: forebears - (forbears) ancestors
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
::: enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
::: horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
::: purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
::: saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity