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buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)