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imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable