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testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
sovereign - ruler in a monarchy; ADJ: (of a country) independent and self-governing; having supreme power; supreme; excellent
impair - injure; hurt; damage