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pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.