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padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
censorious - severely critical
obeisance - bow (to show respect and obedience)
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
cogitate - think over; ponder