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penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
extol - praise very highly; glorify
progenitor - ancestor
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores