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paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious