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adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums