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magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)