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immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
alleviate - relieve (pain)
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
coax - persuade by flattery