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underlying - lying below; fundamental
pretext - excuse
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath