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abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
cohere - stick together
imprecation - curse; swearword
demise - death