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bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
concordat - formal agreement
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
gruesome - grisly; horrible