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prank - mischievous trick
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
ecclesiastic - ecclesiastical; pertaining to the church; N: minister; priest; cleric; clergyman
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
betroth - become engaged to marry
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
promontory - headland