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pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court