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pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
demented - insane
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
evince - show clearly
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive