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solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
deserts - what someone deserves
infinitesimal - very small
engross - occupy fully; absorb
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.