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plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
fallible - liable to err
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity